ATKINSON, Frederick A. Of Douglas, formerly of Walpole and Roslindale, June 9, 2013, age 89. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. (Ryan) Atkinson. Loving father of Pat Smith of Douglas, Barbara Soule of Whitman, Kathryn Kerr of Dudley, Frederick Atkinson, Jr. of East Boston, Janet Lydon of Byfield, Judy Atkinson of East Falmouth, Brian Atkinson of Walpole, Gregory Atkinson of Stoneham, and Nancy Atkinson of Londonderry, NH. Cherished grandfather of 15 and great-grandfather of 11. Brother of Donald Brewer of Ocala, FL, the late John Brewer, and the late Alice Whitney. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Funeral from the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, WALPOLE, on Thursday @ 9AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church Walpole @ 10AM. Relatives & friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Interment in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Memorial donations may be made to: Liam Gerard McHugh Memorial Fund, c/o South Shore Hospital, Evergreen Society, 55 Fogg Rd., Weymouth, MA 02190. U.S. Navy Veteran.


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Published in The Boston Globe on June 11, 2013